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    Lighthead: Poems Cover Image
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    Winesburg, Ohio Cover Image
    Born and raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota. In the past decade, he has hopped back and forth between the Great Plains and the Pacific...
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    The Hate U Give Cover Image
    Teasha enjoys Beyoncé, burritos, and books and is always trying to combine all three. Teasha began her bookselling career in Milwaukee at Boswell...
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    Conditional Design: An Introduction to Elemental Architecture Cover Image
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    Absalom, Absalom! Cover Image
    Graham has been a bookseller since 1999. He is responsible for Elliott Bay's anthropology, archaeology, architecture, crafts, nature, and photography...
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    The Feel Trio Cover Image
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    The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You Cover Image
    John joined the good ship Ebbco in 2012, having previously worked in bookstores in Manhattan and Providence, RI. In addition to bookselling, he has...
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    Beasts Made of Night Cover Image
    Liz
    Liz hails from the humid forests of Florida (State University). Her formative years were spent surrounded by books, cats, and her fellow marching...
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    The City Always Wins Cover Image
    Rick started working at Elliott Bay when Gerald Ford was President of the U.S.
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    Barkskins Cover Image
    Erica enjoys playing with words whenever and wherever a willing word is found. She loves reading them as well, and besides the pleasures of food,...
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    The Mother of All Questions Cover Image
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    Moshi Moshi Cover Image
    Karen is a bookseller and Author Events Co-Coordinator at Elliott Bay, and you'll also see her selling books at our events around the city. She has...
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    Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China Cover Image
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    Razor-Wire Dharma: A Buddhist Life in Prison Cover Image
    A bookseller since 1988, Jesse realized in May 1973 that the earth is choking to death on Homo sapiens, and in the years since has only seen the...
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    The Thing Around Your Neck Cover Image
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    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry Cover Image
    Sage grew up in the Pacific Northwest and her favorite type of weather report includes a chance of evening rain. She delights in stories of many...
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    The Ambassadors Cover Image
    Peter came to bookselling late, discovering in midlife what he'd always wanted to be doing but couldn't previously identify. His desert-island books...
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    A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters Cover Image
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    Subduing Demons in America: Selected Poems 1962-2007 Cover Image
    Wes
    Wes is a Seattle native—an artist, urban hiker, failed Stoic, and dog fanatic. When he's not selling books at Elliott Bay, you might find him in a...
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    Exit West Cover Image
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    Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South Cover Image
    Born and raised in the South, Justin moved to Seattle and began working at Elliott Bay in 2016. His favorite books can be found in the history,...
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    Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer Cover Image
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    They All Saw a Cat Cover Image
    Holly has worked full time as a bookseller since 1980. She has served on the board of Northwest Bookfest and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers...
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    The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act Cover Image
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    Labyrinths Cover Image
    Sam
    Sam was born on Long Island and lived there for many years. He then lived in various other parts of New York for fewer, but still numerous,...
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    Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More Cover Image
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    Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays Cover Image
    One night in second grade, Katie read Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques for two hours while sitting on the stairs in her childhood home....
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    Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art Cover Image
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    Still Life with Tornado Cover Image
    Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own bio, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, this paragraph must show. To begin my...
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    The Housekeeper and the Professor Cover Image
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    Noggin Cover Image
    Tracy first cut her teeth as a bookseller at the Tattered Cover in Denver and followed that up with a brief stint at Tower Books in Queen Anne, where...
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    The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer Cover Image
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    Uprooted Cover Image
    Originally hailing from New York, Emma grew up thinking she would become either a witch or a librarian. Instead, she's a career bookseller, but she's...
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    Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes Cover Image
    Alex was born and schooled in Michigan, spent some years living and selling books in New Jersey, and is now happy to call Seattle home. Alex enjoys...
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    The Gallery Cover Image
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    The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World Cover Image
    Outside of wrangling books at Elliott Bay, you can find Julia peddling stories on Seattle stages as an actor, and behind the mic as a voiceover...
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    A Promise of Fire Cover Image
    Justus is our resident Canuck, and, while she reads widely, most of her shelf-talkers have been appearing in our Horror section as of late.
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    The Fifth Season Cover Image
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    White Is for Witching Cover Image
    Lauren is a bookseller, artist and writer from southern Michigan. She is trained as a printmaker and CNC laser operator; she reads poetry, kid's...
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    Animals Strike Curious Poses Cover Image
    Born and raised in Kentucky, Shawn now gets sweaty palms if she's more than 2 hours from saltwater. She begrudgingly accepts Seattle winters, makes...
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    The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra: The Sound of Joy Is Enlightening Cover Image
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    Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education Cover Image
    Born and raised in Eastern Washington, Allen split to Los Angeles for school and stayed way too long [sorry SoCal, but it's so true! He can...
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    Falling Into the Fire: A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis Cover Image
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    Curve of Time: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
    Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Seth has wandered in and out of bookstores always. Taken to being in Florida's beautiful weather year round, Seth...
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    Never Built New York Cover Image
    Andy has lived in Seattle for over 10 years. Besides being an avid reader, he is an artist and musician and enjoys hiking and nature.
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    Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming Cover Image
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    The Secret History of Twin Peaks Cover Image
    Tony is a bookseller. He was found in a pipe as a young child and began selling books shortly thereafter, having acquired the sewer people's fondness...
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    More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory Cover Image
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    Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout Cover Image
    Amy
    Amy became a bookseller at the tender age of 17 and hasn't found her way out of the life since. Born & raised in the Pacific Northwest, she is a...
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    So, Anyway... Cover Image
    Greg was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Washington State (Spokane, Walla Walla, Bellingham, and Seattle). He's also lived in New York City and...